Speech Work (Consonants)


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In today’s English Language class, We will be learning about Consonants \ θ \ and \ t\. We hope you enjoy the class!



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Consonants \ θ \ and \ t\ are voiceless sounds. However, while consonant \ θ \ is described as a voiceless dental fricative, consonant \ t \ is known as voiceless alveolar plosive.


Study and pronounce the pairs of words below:

\ θ \                                                  \ t \

thin                                                     tin

thorn                                                  torn

threat                                                 treat

thigh                                                  tie

thinks                                                  tanks

path                                                   pat




Produce any ten pairs of your own.



Exam Focus: English for JSCE; Ogunsanwo’s Countdown English; Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary.


Read “Consonants” on page 143 – 144 of Exam Focus, English for JSCE




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